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Best Nine of 2017 {@daenelt on Instagram or follow my blog at}

2017 Best Nine on Instagram

I’ve heard 2017 described in a variety of ways. Most of them unpleasant, courtesy of the current political and social climate. And, I can’t lie, it hasn’t always been easy. There’ve been times when I’ve wanted to bury my head under the covers and cry because of the heaviness of […]

Book Reviews and Ratings

I’ve been thinking about the way that I review books and I’ve come to the conclusion that my method isn’t really fair. I’m specifically talking about the star ratings. I’ve notice that I tend to give a minimum of 4 stars to every book that I review, even the ones […]

Butterfly {living outside the stacks}

Butterflies and Summer Colds

Camera: Nikon D7100 with 55-200mm lens Settings: ISO 100 | f/5.6 | 1/1250ss I know it has been quiet around these parts lately; something germy has attached itself to my family and refuses to let go. It started with The Hubs on Tuesday/Wednesday and got me on Thursday. So I’ve […]